Diploma Course

National School of Drama Delhi Admission 2016

National School of Drama, New Delhi invites admission application for Three Years Diploma Course in Dramatic Arts 2016 – 2019.

NSD Delhi Admission Eligibility 2016

Essential Qualification :

  • Graduation in any subject from a recognized university in India or abroad.
  • Participation in at least 6 theatre productions.
  • Working knowledge of Hindi and English.
  • Age Limit : as on 1st July, 2016 Minimum 20 years maximum 30 years.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC / ST candidates only.

NSD Delhi Admission 2016 Reservation of Seats

Reservation for SC /ST / OBC / Physically Disabled Persons :

Out of 26 seats, 4 seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes; 1+1 seat is reserved for scheduled tribes including N.T.; 7 seats are reserved for OBC ( except Creamy Layer as notified by the Government of India ) and Physically disabled persons, as per Govt. of India rules.

NSD Delhi Admission 2016 Selection Procedure

  • An expert committee constituted by the School will assess the aptitude and talent of the candidates and its decision will be final. Any CANVASSING in this regard will be treated as a disqualification.

Center for Preliminary Test / Audition and Final Workshop :

  • A preliminary test / audition will be conducted at six centres i.e
    • Guwahathi – 13th June, 2016
    • Kolkata – 15th & 16th June, 2016
    • Lucknow – 18th & 19th June, 2016
    • Chandigarh – 21st June, 2016
    • Bhopal – 23rd June, 2016
    • Mumbai – 25th to 27th June, 2016
    • Bengaluru – 29th June, 2016
    • Delhi – 1st July, 2016 to 4th July, 2016
  • The candidates qualifying in this test will have to attend a workshop of 5 days in the NSD premises from 10th July, 2016 to 14th July, 2016.

NSD Delhi Admission Application Form 2016

  • To receive the NSD application form and prospectus ( in English and Hindi ) by post, please write to the following address along with a crossed Demand Draft / Pay Order, payable at Delhi, of Rupee 225/- ( Rupees two hundred twenty five only ) including postal charges in favour of The Director, National School of Drama, New Delhi.
  • Request for receiving the NSD application form by post should reach the School by 16th May, 2016.
  • The NSD application form and prospectus will also be available from the Book Shop of the National School of the Drama from 5th May, 2016 to 30th May, 2016 on cash payment of Rupee 150/- between 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on working days.The Director,
    National School of Drama,
    New Delhi – 110 001.
  • NSD Delhi admission application form can be downloaded from National School of Drama Website : www.nsd.gov.in from 2nd May, 2016.
  • The downloaded NSD Delhi admission application form must be send along with a Demand Draft of Rupee 150/- in favour of the “Director, National School of Drama”, payable at New Delhi is an envelopes titled “Application for Admission – 2015 – 16”.
  • NSD Delhi admission application form Duly filled in & complete in all respects must reach to the following address on or before 30th May, 2016To Dean Academics,
    National School of Drama,
    Bahawalpur House,
    Bhagwandas Road,
    New Delhi – 110 001.

Important Dates for NSD Delhi 2016 Admission

Event Date
The NSD Delhi admission application form will be available from the School website www.nsd.gov.in from 2nd May, 2016
Last date for submission of receipt NSD Delhi admission application 30th May, 2016 

Contact Details

National School of Drama
Bahawalpur House
1, Bhagwandas Road
New Delhi – 110 001
Email : nationalschoolofdrama@gmail.com
Website : www.nsd.gov.in


Certificate Course

NSD Delhi Admission 2016 

National School of Drama, Bengaluru Centre invites applications for admission to its residential One year Certificate Course in Acting for the academic year 2016.


NSD Delhi Eligibility 2016 :

  • The minimum qualification shall be Graduation or equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognized University. It is relaxable in the case of extraordinary talented candidates from the tribal, folk and traditional performing art families.
  • Sufficient knowledge of theatre with participation in at-least 4 ( four ) productions.
  • AGE LIMIT: Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years as on 1st June, 2016.
  • NO OF SEATS : 20 ( Twenty )
  • MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTIONS : English. The language of Instruction shall be English.

NSD Delhi Selection Procedure 2016 :

After scrutinizing the applications the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the final selection through a 2 – 4 days workshop at Bengaluru Centre, Kalagrama, Mallathalli ( Behind Bangalore University ), Bangalore-56 for audition / performance and physical test at their own cost on 26th, 27th and 28th June, 2016. Candidates must produce original certificates and testimonials during the workshop.

An expert committee constituted by National School of Drama, New Delhi will assess the aptitudes and talent of the candidates and the committee’s decision will be final. Any CANVASSING in this regard will be treated as ground for disqualification.

NSD Delhi Application Form 2016 :

  • Candidate to fill the application form can be downloaded from the School website www.nsd.gov.in from 14th April, 2016 onwards.
  • Application form and Prospectus form are also available at National School of Drama, Bengaluru Centre, Kalagrama, Mallathalli ( Behind Bangalore University ), Bangalore-56. Between 10 am to 1.00 pm.
  • Attested copies of certificates and testimonials must be attached with the application form along with a demand draft of Rupee 150/- in favour of NSD, Bengaluru Chapter.
  • Completed form can be sent by post or by hand to the following address : Camp Director, NSD,
    Bengaluru Centre,
    Kalagrama, Mallathalli ( Behind Bangalore University ),

NSD Delhi Important Dates 2016 :

  • Last date of Application form : 20th June, 2016.
  • The Course will begin from : 15th July, 2016.

Contact Details :

National School of Drama
Bahawalpur House,
Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110 001
Telephone No : 080-2318-3027
E-mail : nsd.benqaluruchapter@qmail.com.
Website : www.nsd.gov.in


133 thoughts on “National School of Drama – NSD Delhi Admission 2016

  1. I am so proud of you because your works very great and proudly and thanks for this job

  2. Sir give me a chance sir I want a actor because. This is my dream and this. Is my life so please sir give me a chance please sir please try to understand my feelings so give me one chance please sir itnisi he sir es garid Ki kahany ok sir

  3. Sir srf mujhe ek mouka chahiye please sir mere thode se help kar do mai apne name ithas mai likhna chahta hau.sir mai apne damoh mai to likh chuka hu par ab mai apna name world mai likna chahta hu. Please sir mere thode se help kijea ……

  4. Sir srf mujhe ek mouka chahiye please sir mere thode se help kar do mai apne name ithas mai likhna chahta hau.

  5. Respected sir/mam my name is rahul saraf.and mera experincece 10year ramleela mai ram and lakshman aur other drama kiye hai.and dance ka 3 year ka experience hai.and martial art fighter ka 9 year ka experience hai . mai nsd mai addmissen lena chahta hau .

  6. Sir/Ma’am,Finally mere parents maane h ki m NSD join karu exam clear karu… apke NSD ki puri information milne pe so plzzz response kriye mere msg ka …I hope Apka call ayega
    Thank you
    Sangeeta Bhatt

  7. I am 35 years old,Graduatefrom Agra University by 2000,may i take admission,in Acting course.Bablu Balmiki

  8. Mai Graduation Kar Raha hu Mujhe Acting Aur Dancing Me Bahut interest hai mai Middle Class Family Se Hu Aur Mai Aage Badhna Chahta Hu Sir Mai Addmition Karana Chahta hu Kripya mujhe puri Jaankari mere gmail par Bheje

  9. Hello sir_____. My self Akash sonkar. I want to become a successful actor. My hobby is dancing & acting. I had tried many more time contact to you. Sir please give me a one chance to proof my self……

  10. I don’t have any participation in even with a single theater production but still i am passionate about acting, drama and all. So, kindly guide me to the maximum extent.
    Thank you

  11. Sir i am in 10th please sir imake my carier in actin please give a chance sir please. I really request you.

  12. Hlw sir ..Rizwan khan i am pursuing graduation 2nd year From Du ..I am intresting action and my Feutur Acting so guid me and i am Fresher ..Toh Kya Kuch ho Skta h apna 30 may last date h nsd bhi gya woh bhi shi se baat ni krte ap hi kuch bta do nhi toh pura saal bekar ho jyega..plzzz

  13. hello sir/ maam this is madhusmita from cuttack , Iwant to this platform so need ur help……………. it is all about my passion……….

  14. SIR i am in 12th class …kya NSD me admission key leye graduation Karna jarure hai …plz .reply

  15. Sir. I am 9th class. can I abaly sir ? I love acting sir and want to make carrier in acting. The summer workshop-2016 can be the baseline of my Dream…

  16. Is there any option for the graduation persuing students, I’m in 3rd year above 20 years of age and wanna join NSD, so is there any chance for me to join it before I complete my Graduation. Please guide me.

  17. Because this is gvt collage and it is very much helpfull for all of poor student.
    Whose are studies by the help of scholarship.

  18. Respected teacheqs, my self silky 21 yr old and i am keenly interested to joing singing as well as acting clasSes, kindly guide

  19. yrr yaha to sabko actor banana hai but apne pas itna paisa kaha…….best of luck to all student which take addimision in nsd……it is lucky chances brothers…….

  20. Hello sir, my name is shahrukh and I m 23. I m graduating this year and I have hind as well as English skills but do not have any experience of theater or acting, I want to join nsd so my humble request to you to please guide me..how I overcome this situation. Thank you..

  21. Sir me rahul naam to suna hi hoga kuch kuch hota hai vala rahul nahi pr romance or style ke mamle me usi pr gya hu sir me up ke saharanpur ke ek chote se gaav se hu mjhe acting ka bachpan se sokh hai sir gharwale rudhivadi hai isiliye private sector me admission nahi dila sakte or me isi janam me act karna chahta hu plz help me mai b.com last yr me hu eje 2o height 6ft sir plz help me

  22. Sir. Main 12th stnd ka student hu pr mujhe theater krna hai kya main kr skta hu sir. Theater krne ke liye kya kya krna hoga ….?

  23. i am jamal Ansari from mumbai and i want to become a NSD member of events by dramas thats why . i want to apply this informatins by NSD members that sit.


  25. Hello sir,
    My name is Abdul kadir I want to become an actor pleas tell me procedures
    This is my ambition,.

  26. sir,i am rachit jain i am in 12ih class.i want to join the nsd before the age of 20 sir plese help me.

  27. Is ti is possible to take admission after 12th ????? Conforming that only plzz tel and know i,m studiend in class 9th so sir plzz guide me.

  28. Hello
    Sir i am doing theatre in jaipur …n i want to take admssion in ur school so plzz help ke out ….
    Give me right suggesion how i can aaply

  29. Respected Sir, I am very keen on learning direction from the NSD, but, I have no prior theatre participation experience. Kindly, guide.

  30. sir namaskaar,mai ye janna chahta hun ki kya graduation nsd se nahi kiya ja sakta ,i want it really……

  31. Dear sir.
    i don;t have any theater experience .but i am participate collage drama in my collage. can i apply for this diploma?

  32. Sir ..I don’t have any theatre experience…I love acting..this is all I can say…cn I apply for this ??
    BY M KHAN FROM MEERUT ON NOV 29,2015 AT 11:38 PM

  33. Hunar hu hosla h banuga acter yahe fesla h…. Ek kabil banne k liye hunar h vishwash bhe h ye 6theter drama act ye kya h.?

  34. Respected sir /madaam I am Raj from Assam and m not a graduate but I wanna join NSD to build my carrier so i want to know if I am eligible for NSD or not

  35. Interested in acting but I don’t have any work experience but if you teach I perform.
    I have done B.com ,And now preparing for Bank P.O as wish of my father

  36. sir my name is mendy goswami.m 23yr old .i have done b.com.i m intereset in acting .so i want admision in nsd .when will next admission start. i want total detail like fee , admission process.

  37. hello sir my name is ariyan khan and i want to join the national school of drama i have done bca and 1 year diploma in computer application so can i join nsd.

  38. Dear sir main acting me bahut interested hu kripya pravesh lene ki prakriya mujhe sammjhaiye
    Virajdwivedi991@gmail .com ye mera email address hai aur. 9044995901 hai

  39. Respected sir/man,

    I want to take addmision in NSD but I dont have theater experience and also financial problem so please help what I want to do.

  40. i want to join nsd but i dont know the process in details u mentioned that u do have 3years diploma u did not share the 3yr fees apart from registration fee .So may i know the total fee for 3yr duration…and u mentioned that u require 6 month experience in theater production?so is it necessary??please le me know ..

  41. Dear sir/Madam,The National School of Drama is one of the foremost theatre training institutions in the world and the only one of its kind in India. It was set up by the Sangeet Natak Akademi as one of its constituent units in 1959.

  42. Dear sir/Madam, Myself Ravi Belong to Sirsa Haryana, main Acting me interested hu par Mujhe acting nahi aati or main Acting sikhna cahata hu please Mujhe Aap acting ke course ki New batch ki started date & fees batane ki kirpa kijiye main apka bahut abhari rahu ga meri mail I’d :- ravi.manoriwal@gmail.com
    Mera mobile Number:- 09068053008

  43. Dear Sir/Mamdam I Rashmi Sharma, I am interested acting and direction course of NSD but i have no experience in theater experience. so pls tell me am eligible or not for these courses. my age is 29 height is “5.1”inch m graduate. so give me ans as soon as possible pls.

  44. Dear Sir / Madam I am Mukesh, Panchal From New Delhi 110001 I Want your Help Sir, How Iam Addmission,Your School, Sir I am Not Graduate, I am Only High Shool Paas, And Learn Acting, My Age, Is 34 years, my Height, is 5/11 inch, pls Sir You Guide Make my Carrier, Your Faithfully, ,thankyou, ,

  45. I Nikhil Rai from gopalganj (BIHAR) i am inerested in acting.so pls call me on my contact no 8756986605.and tell me in details about how to get admission in NSD..

  46. I release all thing from
    the past year that has caused any negative attachment.I prepare and welcome new changes,new lessons and new

  47. Hi sir/mam,
    My name is raj rathore and so please I acting job me and sir please call me please please please please

  48. I want to become a SUPERSTAR. And for that i can do any thing.I can dance well ,
    I know gymnastic, I am a good sport person. I know swimming , football , cricket etc. I have won so many medals and trophy in dance and in jhansi olympic. And i am just (15) years old.

  49. Its a good opportunity or we can say a golden chance to live our dreams..time to make them true..thank you for this opportunity..I’ll give my 100%..thank you..

  50. I have never been in any drama production not even on stage but i wish to apply for the priliminary round.
    May i?

  51. Hello Sir, myself shashank Kumar Singh I want to join in your NSD because Acting is my life And my passion. Thank you sir.

  52. My name is tausif khan and I want to join nsd but I have only 10th class certificate….so plz tell me is there was any option to join nsd….

  53. Hlo..Love here Mam/Sir m too excite for this owsm opportunity of NSD soo plz can you Plz tell me the fee procedure on my requested email id….Please its a humble request..
    Regarding Love Kundra

  54. Hello sir/mam m intrested for the join nds pls guide me and send fee structure on my mail id….

  55. hlo sir m Deepanshu,and i am interested in NSD so can u please send all fees procedure to my email id….

  56. sir mai nsd se acting course karna chata hu .mai b.sc 3rdr year mai hu please acting course kane ki fees aur course time meri email id pur batye.

  57. hi..sir,my self asheesh,sir plz tell me about the process of addmission in nsd,and tell me last date of addmission

  58. Hello sir, I m Abbas sarangpurwala can I get admission in NSD without any experience in theatre.

  59. I am Law graduate from Mumbai University & wish do Graduation from National School of Drama in Stage/Theatre Performances


  61. Now completed my p.g. in dramatics .but I want more knowledge about theatre. If I have any quality .so pls.
    Thanx sir/mam

  62. i will inspayerd in nsd and I AM BIG FAN OF NSD AN SHARUK KHAN

  63. i want to join Nsd. any how Please Suggest Me. How To get adminssion. I have Done Graduation.

  64. Respected,sir i am adrant fan of acting .at presant i want to know about admisson process after 12th in nsd

  65. Hey sir my self Ibad Akram I’ve to join NSD bcoz i’m interested in acting modelling etc. I’ve to know about diploma courses please contact me hurry.
    Thank you

  66. Sir,
    I want to know about diploma course about acting or editing…..
    please contact me soon sir…..


  68. Dear sir,
    please inform me notification of joining date for course. am very interested in acting, am looking for good company and allso am a poor person so am not abelity to pay much money . the out side clases demand for more money

  69. I am die heart fan of salman khan.I would like to work with him and inorder to work with him I have to become perfect in acting and I know that to become perfect in acting NSD is the only option.so please give me a chance.

  70. IS there any course about Direction, editing, video, lighting,designing. if there please inform me..
    your thank fully. chandan shahi

  71. hi….. iam jaiveer singh i like acting and dancing but i am not trand so i am admission the great drama school of india thanks……..sorry to any misstek

  72. hiiii,,a verrrry happy gud evng my name is Lovely raj plzz bodygard wala lovely sing nhi ..i hve lot of passion n talent of acting and dancing and singing bhi average kr leti hu my dad said tht m akeli kuch bhi nhi kr skti bt i hve to prove my dad ki m akeli sb kuch bhi kr skti hu n m bet lgati hu ki mujhse acha dance koi nhi kr skta plz its a joke dont take seriously bt m bhot acha dance krti hu and acting bhi bt i need ur heip to increase my acting skill soooo plzzzzz gve me a chance thankuuuuuu gud nght byeeeee..:):);)

  73. hello sir..i hv lot of passion an talent of acting and singing but i dont have any plateform to show and improve it for practicaly so i wanna join NSD.

  74. mere baap ke pas bohat paise he lekin me apne pairo par khda hona chata hu koi back track se entry ho skti he kya le deke.
    sent from apple iphone 5.

  75. helo sir, i m naina soni. m not explain my self to anybody else. if you intrested to give me one chance then mom swere m better to all. thank you

  76. Hello…..may u suggest ? How can I join a theater for drama in Delhi? That’s why I live in mandsaur madhyaparadesh
    So plz do help me for right way

  77. Dear sir I want to take admission for direction.So can you please tell me what kind of eligibility it requored and what is the admission procedure.

  78. Tell me about the fee structure
    And let me know how can I apply for it,I stay in kanpur,uttar pradesh

  79. my name is sunil kumar.i have compeleted twelth in arts.coming in acting.what procesure in comming as-fees,deploma/degree,hostel feculty,have sc categrythis any benefit in selection .plz urgently reply.

  80. hey..i am going to complete my BBA in this year and i am interested in acting.i want to improve myself in acting because i had plays several times drama in my school and college.so i need a platform like NSD where i learn and improve myself breifly.so please make me be a part of your Natiopnal School Of Drama

  81. I am going to complete my b-tech till may end this year and I am very much intrested in acting ever since my childhood an I’ve heard a lot about this institution and I wanted to enroll myself into it so kindly tell me the procedure..

  82. I am studying in 10th. class in Maunt abu public school in rohini delhi. my interest in acting/ theater, so I want admission 2013 in NSD Delhi in the period of summer vacant ( May June 2014)

  83. dear sir can you tell me the eligibility of one year certificate course of theater

  84. Hello… Sir im akshay im doing stunts nd little martial art nd dancing i want to bcme a bollywood actor if u want want new khiladi’s so plz… Give one chance bfore u saw mah trail bio. Im winner of india fest 2013 thats it


  85. Hi Sir/Mam my self Kailash Joshi, information about NSD NSD NSD NSD NSD
    graduation puri ho chuki hai, 5 month acting classes join ki thi private institute m, plz…. sugget me….can i join NSD how..
    my Email- id: (joshirules1@gmail.com) and my mobile no. is 09991235611, 09992222402

  86. dear sir i like to join NSD .Please suggest me how i can join
    By abhimanue thind ferozpur , punjab

  87. Hello sir/mam i am piyush upadhyay from ballia …i request to admission in NSD ….so plz spik to how to admission in NSD…….m hip hop dance ..ar singing ar acha acting kr leta hu ……ar m chahunga ki m 100% du……..to app plz plz plz mujhe btaen ki kaise admission lena h……r fee kitni h

  88. SIR i am veerendra Garaga,from Kakinada-(A.P) I have lot of interest in ACTING. I am particpated dist & college level competitions in ACTING.I complete my graduation B.com with 63% . please give a chance, that’s why iam learn about ACTING in NSD.please suggest me how can i join. reply plz (gvkumar1991@gmail.com)

  89. Hi.. Sir m archana and m parsuing my graduation from du
    M born for acting plzz sir give me one chance..

  90. TO,

  91. Namaste sir/mam,
    Mai aapke school me admission lena chahti hun…maine acting nahi sikhi kabhi mai bas aapke school se acting sikhna chahti hun bas..plz kya aap muhje apne pawan school me admission de sakte hain plz….

  92. national school of drama is a institution where we can learn about the acting and the theatre.

  93. Sir, I am BIPLAB MALAKAR,I interest to take admission in National School of Drama give me a chance to prove myself.

  94. Sir, I am Harsh Singh interest to take admission in National School of Drama give me a chance to prove myself.

  95. heloo……….
    sir i am vinay kumar paswan i am very interested about acting my graduation completed with 70% sir please give me one opportunity to studies NSD NSD

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